Ruark Audio R2 Mk4 (Espresso)
Superb, stereo sound
Who better than audio experts, Ruark, to bring you top quality, stereo sound. With Ruark’s own NS+ stereo speakers, you hear the music exactly as it was intended. The tuned, bass reflex cabinet gives low distortion and a rich, powerful sound. Audio grade components are used throughout, with the 18 watt amplifier easily filling larger rooms with smooth, full-bodied sound.
Stream your favourite music
Connect up to your Broadband connection via wi-fi or Ethernet and stream all the music you want. Compatible with popular services such as Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music and Deezer, the R2 gives you access to a near limitless range of music. If you enjoy listening to radio and podcasts from around the world, Internet radio services, including catch-up services are also on hand.
As well as Internet radio, the R2 Mk4 is equipped with a DAB/FM tuner. DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) gives access to the widest range of stations, in crisp and clear digital sound quality. In case your favourite stations aren't available in DAB, this Ruark radio is also equipped with an FM tuner.
Wireless Bluetooth connection
For quick and easy connectivity, the R2 also features Bluetooth V5.0. Connect your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth music source and effortlessly stream your stored music or streaming music services.
Connect USB-C, 3.5mm and headphones
More than just a music streamer and radio, the Ruark R2 is the hub of your entire music system. With a 3.5mm analogue input, you can connect a CD player or turntable (equipped with phonostage and suitable cables). For a direct connection with your Hi-Res player, smartphone or computer, there’s also a USB-C connection for playback and charge. For listening in private, a headphone socket is also included.
Easy control, with Rotodial
At the centre of the R2 Mk4, you’ll find Ruark’s signature control system – Rotodial. This intuitive control system groups all the functions together and makes it easy to switch between sources, change the volume, change tracks and more. Alternatively, there’s the UNDOK app for smartphone control. As a further cost option, Ruark supply a dedicated R2 mk4 remote control.
As you’d expect from this high-end audio brand, the Ruark R2 is finished to the highest standards. Whether you choose Espresso or Light Cream, the deep lacquer finish stands out from the crowd. This is complemented by the full colour, bonded glass display and light or dark wood, slatted speaker grille.
Compact and stylish but still serious about sound, the Ruark R2 Mk4 hits the right note every time.